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Phil Knight is 24th richest American

Forbes released its annual list of the top 400 richest Americans, led by Bill Gates for the 20th straight year.

Genetically modified alfalfa found in Washington

Plant samples taken from an Eastern Washington farm contain a low level of genetic modification, even though the farmer didn't intend to grow GM crops.

Newberg drive-in wins contest

Newberg's 99W Drive-In won a digital projector from Honda's Project Drive-In.

Oregonians driving less

Driving in Oregon peaked in 2004 and has been slowing even as the economy improves.

Oregon economy makes gains

Oregon's economy is growing at the average pace it has maintained since 1990, according to the latest University of Oregon monthly index.

Oregon OKs beer and wine at liquor stores

Oregon's liquor board loosened restrictions, allowing any state liquor outlet to sell beer and wine with the necessary licenses.

Oregon legislators could write marijuana law

Oregon's House is talking about referring its own marijuana legalization measure instead of waiting on a ballot measure in 2014.